“SUPER X,” A COMEDIC SUPERHERO SERIES, LAUNCHES ON UNIVISION NOW WITH SIMULCAST ON THE UNIVISION NETWORK
First Episode of Univision NOW Original Series will Premiere May 20 at 5 p.m. /4 p.m. CT, Featuring Axel Rico, Michelle Renaud and Eleazar Gomez
All Episodes will be Available for Binge-Watching Exclusively via Hispanic America’s only Spanish-language Live Streaming and On-demand Subscription Service
NEW YORK – MAY 19, 2017 – Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, will launch “Super X” (Super Ordinary), the latest Univision NOW Original series, on Saturday, May 20. The first episode will premiere simultaneously on the Univision Network (airing that day at 5 p.m. ET/PT (4 p.m. CT) and on Univision NOW – Hispanic America’s only Spanish-language live streaming and on-demand subscription service. Also on May 20, all 13 episodes of the series will be available on demand, exclusively on Univision NOW.
“Super X” tells the story of Alex (Axel Rico), an ordinary guy, who works at a video game store, lives with his mother, has bad luck with women, and spends his days with his two best friends who give him the worst advice: Lalo (Mauricio Llera), an eccentric whose dream is to be a famous actor; and Simon (Paco Rueda), his cousin. Everything changes one night when, in the middle of a thunderstorm, Alex gets hit by lightening and gains the super powers of the hero in the video game he is playing. Alex’s real problems appear when he falls in love with Vicky (Michelle Renaud), his new neighbor. His emotions for Vicky cloud his thoughts and judgement, causing his super powers to betray him.
“The premiere of ‘Super X’ builds on our commitment to making the best programming available everywhere our audience is,” said Eric Ratchman, executive vice president of content distribution at UCI. “As we continue to expand Original offerings, Univision NOW gives our audience the most sophisticated experience and the richest content on every screen, as is expected by a digitally-savvy community that over-indexes on mobile, digital video and social.”
Univision NOW Originals offer U.S. premieres of series never-before-seen in the country, with titles featuring Hispanic America’s most beloved stars such as Danna Garcia, Victoria Ruffo, Cesar Evora, René Casados, Dulce Maria, Alexis Ayala, Pablo Lyle, and Danilo Carrera, among others. Since the launch of Univision NOW, UCI has heightened user experience with introduction of Originals, while also expanding its library with 3,000-plus hours of available on-demand content, including local newscasts in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, and San Francisco. Univision NOW was recently added to Roku, and is also available on AirPlay, Apple TV and Chromecast.
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